Top Ten Benefits of an Empty Nest

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It’s that time of year when our college students go back to school. Whether you are agonizing over the day or are ready to ship off your know-it-all young adult, this season disrupts the home life. Continue reading “Top Ten Benefits of an Empty Nest”

Letting go even when you don’t want to

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We sent our youngest daughter off to her senior year of college last week. After eight years of watching the kids leave it’s become easier. We hugged, said our good-byes early, and she took off later that afternoon when I wasn’t even around.

In the beginning this stinging letting go process accosted me unaware. Continue reading “Letting go even when you don’t want to”

A Mom’s Musings from the Rearview Mirror

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I’ve been blessed to be a mom for 25 years. I’ve mothered quite poorly in many areas and for many years, but every now and then I would look brilliant–for a moment. I like to think those moments made up for the not-so-brilliant ones.  Continue reading “A Mom’s Musings from the Rearview Mirror”